Level: Master
Application period: 2023-10-16 - 2024-05-02
Start date: Autumn 2024
City: Jönköping
Degree: Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Economics, 120 credits


This programme develops your ability to apply economic models to real-world problems and to use various methods of data analysis to solve them. The programme offers a semester of practical applications of economics on issues that companies and organisations are facing, a 10-week internship, and courses in programming and machine learning.


After graduation, you will have the skills to work closely with decision makers, processing and analysing large quantities of data and communicating your analyses to managers. Future workplaces could be domestic or international companies, public organisations, aid organisations, and organisations like: the UN, the EU, and the OECD. Some possible roles are data analyst, analyst, strategist and business developer.


The basic semester includes microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics and econometrics. The next semester consists of current topics in economics, for example environmental economics or transport economics. During that semester, you have the opportunity to apply theories and practical tools to real situations at companies and organisations.

The programme has 10 weeks of compulsory internship, which can be done anywhere in the world. The internship is an opportunity for you to expand your understanding of how economic theories and tools can be applied to real problems.

After graduation, you have the skills to work closely with decision makers, process and analyse large amounts of data, and present an analysis of your data to leaders. Future workplaces can be national or international companies, public organisations, aid organisations and organisations such as the UN, the EU and the OECD. Possible professions include data analysts, strategists, and business developers.


After graduation, you will be eligible for the doctoral programme in economics at JIBS, as well as many other doctoral programmes in economics around the world.

The programme is conducted at Jönköping International Business School
Credits: 120 credits
Level: Master
Rate of study: Full-time
City: Jönköping
Place of study: Campus-based
Start date: Autumn 2024
Requirements: The applicant must hold the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (i.e, the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university). The students must have at least 60 credits in Economics. Furthermore, a minimum of 15 credits in mathematics, statistics and/or econometrics is required. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.
Application code: HJ-MU133
Degree: Degree of Master of Science (120 credits) with a major in Economics
Tuition fee: For the first semester: 60000 SEK
Total tuition fee: 240000 SEK

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

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If you don't fulfil our language requirements, you can enter our Pathway Programme, designed to strengthen your English and academic skills. Read more.

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  • Assistant Professor Economics
  • Jönköping International Business School